Saturday, February 24, 2018
Tampa Bay Rays

Rays-Giants Sunday preview

Today: vs. Giants

1:10, Tropicana Field

TV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 1550-AM (Spanish)

Tickets: $26-300; available at Tropicana Field box office, raysbaseball.com, team Tampa store; surcharge of up to $5 within five hours of game time

Promotion: Foam bat and ball for kids 14 and under; OF Kevin Kiermaier and LHP Blake Snell will sign autographs, noon-12:30.

Probable pitchers

Rays: RH Jake Odorizzi (3-3, 3.79)

Giants: RH Jake Peavy (3-6, 5.83)

On Odorizzi: Allowed five runs over 52/3 innings in most recent start, throwing 116 pitches. Has had four four-plus-run innings. Has allowed 20 of 33 runs in first two innings. Is 6-3, 3.33 vs. NL teams.

On Peavy: Moved back a day due to stiff neck. Coming off win over Dodgers, throwing six scoreless innings. Is 3-2, 4.96 in eight starts vs. Rays, last in May 2014 with Red Sox. Is 2-0, 4.81 at Trop.

Key matchups

Rays vs. Peavy
Corey Dickerson0-for-5
Desmond Jennings3-for-14 HR
Evan Longoria5-for-23 HR
Steve Pearce0-for-3
Giants vs. Odorizzi
None have faced.

On deck

Monday: at Indians, 7:10. Rays — LH Drew Smyly (2-7, 4.75); Indians — RH Josh Tomlin (8-1, 3.27)

Tuesday: at Indians, 7:10. Rays — LH Blake Snell (0-1, 2.16); Indians — RH Corey Kluber (6-7, 4.23)

Marc Topkin, Times staff writer

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